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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 18, 1930
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANA NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVlI—No. 104 Blythevllle Courier, BlytheviUe D»IJy News, Blythevllle Herald, Mississippi Valley Leader. Rl .YTIIRV1LLK, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, .JULY §? 1030 HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES PlVE'CENTSl MEETING UPHOLDS COUNTY PRISON FARM BJEPT.H Hidenburg Dissolves Reich- slag and Makes Young Economist Nation's Ruler BERLIN, : July 18. (UP)—The final fate of Germany which faces a deficit In the current, budget of annroximately SI 15.000.000 was turned, over today to a dictatorship headed by Heinrich Brnening. young economist and chancellor of •lie Reic-h. President. Paul Von Hindenburr- dissolved the Reichstag by a de- ejee today alter Its members voted 23Q to 221 and rescinded the tlic- latorlal financial powers previously bestawed on Bruening by the | president. The assembly of the Reichstag found the Nationalist party which I sought, to bargain for its support at Die crucial session completely split. Count Westwart headed a group of 21 nationalists who withdrew from a party caucus because they were unwilling to 1 join with other nationalists In a fight to overthrow the' cabinet and force the Reichstag's dissolution and a general election on the basis ol a fight against President Paul Von Hindenburg's dictatorial tax reform decrees, industrialists and' farmers were Jonesboro Boy's Body Lost in Bay FORT BARRANCAS, Fia.. July 18. IUPJ—Three hundred national guardsmen stationed here participated today in a joint air. waitr ond land search for the body of El- i vis Scliaffer, Jonesboro, Ark., member of Battery "C," IflKth Coast Artillery, Arkansas National Guard, who drowned while swimming in I Pcnsucola bay last night. ' Officials of the post said today I young Schaifer could noi swim bin ! What's In A Name? went to the bay with some 15 oth- | ers shortly before ^ p. m. When the I party returned I" camp he was missing. No one saw him disappear. Search was conducted by the aid ol powerful lights until late night without results. Stratton P.eceiver for Local Saunders Store .LITTLE ROCK. July 18 (UP) — Ten Clarence Suimdi'is stores in this district have been placed in j charge of a receiver by Federal Judge Martlneau following a petition of bankruptcy which had been filed, in Memphis against the own-i Leslie M. Stratton ol Memphis is | " j (he receiver here and he will con- I HoOVCl", Watson Scored by l timid lo operate seven stores In! -nn • » i i ,-, • • Little Rock and stores at lilylhe- vllle, Hot Spring. 1 , and Helena, Valentino's Widow Sues Clubman Holdup Suspects Rearrest-j GEOBGE W. NORBIS VS. GEOPGE W.NORRlS ed After bhootmg Ulti-1 ^o/? SENATE IN NEBRASKA. cers Who Captured Them 11 Herbert Dailey and \V. Moore Heroes of Rescue | ie ]\\f' a I Brown's Ferry. Moses in Address Condemning 'Indecent Haste'; i WASHINGTON. July 18. iUP)~ I I Objection to what he described us . | "the Indecent hnstc with which I j consideration of this treaty Is be- , | ing pressed," Senator Moses of New ! [ Hnmiishiie. chairman of thi? Re! i:iibllcun senatorial campaign com- ' j miltee &nd a Republican senate ! -. ! lender, condemned the London na- I vy pact to<iay and urged Its re- , CHICAGO. July 18. (UP)—Two bandits who were captured after holding up a garage were being held for the arrival of a patrol wagon, suddenly drew guns t,oday V- represented among the group The 1 and shot down two policemsn who act of seceding nationalists indi-! arrested them, killing one and ser- 1 ictisly wounding the other, then cated they consider the party rupture as definite. Seek Perminter's Return to'Face Felony Charge The sheriff's. office started the BUM&jajxyVcit' the lav 19 working today in aA effort to .have Wiley. J. P*rHU(i**r. oi St. Louis returned here lo face a charge of assault with Intent'to kill and several other charges. Perrninter was taken into custody by'SL Louis offtciak after he was wounding escaping. The policeman killed is John Guillanane. who was shot through the head. His companion, Officer Anthony Wistort, was shot ihrough the abdomen, it was feared,fatally., Several ...hours later police arrested\Harry Vcter. a formei 1 co'ij- y'icU as he 1 -'enteredj. tits' + -'-ririrne. Yeter had b£eh - shoC"tS'lce in the] arm and leg. police said. He confessed 'io police he had been shot while battling officers and he had a small calibre pistol _ _ the same size used in killing alleged to-hkve"shot~at"h"is brother- j Guillanane. He told officers vie in-law-at-.the latter's home no»r lia <l &•*-" drunk. Another suspect this'city several, days ago. He was * ns arrested but refused to give subsequently arrested in the Mis- his name. souri cily after making good liis es- The P° lice had arrested the men cape here officers state at an automobile agency on the belief they were .perpetrators of an oil station holdup earlier in the day. After relieving- the men of heir weapons the officers called , YOUNG-" Requisition papers were being prepared by the sheriff's office this afternoon'. Lay OH Chicago Reporters Capone Advises Brundidge ST. LOUIS. July 18. (UP)—Harry P. : Brundidge, reporter for the St.. Louis Star, in a copyrighted story from Miami. Fla., today said Ai Capone. Chicago gang leader had given him friendly advice to "lay off Chicago and the money hungry reporters." Brundidge quoted Capone as saying there were "plenty" of newspaper men on the gang leader's payroll and that Chicago police knew who killed Alfred J. Lingle, Chicago Tribnre reporter, and that • he, Capone, is "through with the racket." Brundidge scheduled lo appoar before a Cooke county grand Jury Tuesday, is prepared lo elaborate on charges h,e made in a series oi articles that Chicago newspapFr men are engaged in racketeerini practices. patrol wagon while wait- ng the men dri?w concealed guns and fired. The police dropped instantly as the shots took effect. MILTON K. YOUNG. FOR GOWfiHOR -IN* What's in a name? A lot-, say Nebraska and Califonia voters who face perplexing problems in trie approaching primaries. Shown abDve are George W. Norris. left, youthful manager of a chain grocery » Broken Bow, Neb., .who has announced as a 'candidate against Senator George W. Norris. right, the state's veteran solon, in the Republic*! primary. Below are the two Youngs who are rival candidates for governor of California: Milton K. Young, Democrat, and doyernai C. C. Ycung. Republican. Says Publicity Thwarted L, c , c , Murder Suspect's Arrest Veteran Solon Squeezed Out of G. 0. P. Primary by Man of Same Name. JACKSON, Miss.. July 18. tUP)— Indiana officers were criticized by Chief Deuty Sheriff John W. Roberts for publishing reports that the Mississippi officers intended to arrest a. woman believed to be Mrs. Eelle Gunness of the "murder farm" notoriety, and were responsible for her escaping capture. Roberts said officers were prepared to capture the woman, known here as Mrs. J. R. Smith, last WASHINGTON. July IS. (UP)— Announcement of the withdrawal of Senator George W. Norris from the Republican primary campaign to run for re-election as an independent is expected in Nebraska within the: next 24 hours, it was learned here today on high authority. night and that she escaped short- | Nor ris is bcin» squeezed out of ly before they were ready to take | the R ^ pub ii C an primary through the her into custody. 4-H Club Meetings for Next We«k Are Planned Roberts said oBicers could have i apprehended the woman yesterday had they known the Indiana authorities intended to publish the report of plans to capture her here. Mississippi officers, however, will not give up their search, I action of a Broken Bow, Nebraska ! grocer clerk of the same name ' who paid $50 to file himself as an opponent of the veteran senator A decision as to how Norns will proceed to meet the confusion which Wilmer Allison Victor Over Georgio de Stefan: PARIS. France, July 18. (UP) — Wilmer Allison, of Austin. Tex defeated Georgio De Stefani o Italy by a score of~4—6 7—8 6—• 8—6 and 10—8 in the interzon Davis cup final matches held her today. Tho young Texas star made sensational comeback after losin the first two sets to the Itallai He was unable to settle down i first though he did carry thc sec ond match to extra frames. HAYTI, Mo—Herbert Dailey and W. V. Moore. Hayti Boy Scouts, were heroes at the Scout swhnmlnf i oatlrig H Brown's Ferry on the Si!! Francis river late yesterday afternoon. Seventeen scouts were al the utlng and most of them were Ir Kinvmlng. Edgar Burrls, 13, son of Irs. J. H 1 . Durrls of Hayti, was ill tie water and ventured out too, ar. He swam to a depth over his end and was unable to returli to ne bank. He was loo game to call or help, instead he started fran- ically to'sWlm'tb the shore. He had vanished beneath the in face of the water the thlrc; line when Moore and Dailey sa him simultaneously and started fo. ilm. Moore reached him first aivi held him until iDatley reached hlr- and swam with him to shore. After about five minutes on th jank he came to—little the wors 'or the near tragedy. cattle. He finished by remarking i llml he was thankful ol an oppor- i tiinlty to speak "outside the .shad-! ow of the garrott," referring to the i petition for clolure and the move ' Jority Leader Walson. President Hoover and Secretary i of Slate Stitnson. Ntosrs said, had 1 "seriously offended llie reprcsenta- I lives ol the American people" by the manner and method of placing : the treaty before the .senate. i Johnson, Republican, of j i Restrictions'on Whipping | and Medical Examination of Prisoners Agreed Upon Stricter supervision of the county farm, rather than .any inime-- I change in thc method of i handling county prisoners, was de- I icrmined upon as the only remedy _ nov: available for allegedly unsatls- • factory conditions, at a.meeting . this morning in Osceola of the . magistrates of the county, the ; county convict board, and the ex, ccutlve committee of llie county - taxpayers' association. •• - i Tne meeting, called by County 1 - I I Judfje George Harham following ! the furore thai arose following the i death of a negro prisoner at'the | farm last week, produced few dlf- i Terences ol opinion. Sentiment was : uplinruntly unanimous that undesirable as thc county farm maybe It Is not feasible to consider its ; abolition at this time, j A motion for thc naming of a' ! committee of the three organiza- ! tlons represented to dralt a reso- ! Union relative to the future hand-. Acker, above, first wife of the ,o limit de-1 litc Rudolph Valentino, screen star, bate beginning next Tuesday and called for a fight "without quarter." • Senator Walson, Indiana, Republican leader who sought the agree- has sued William R. Uelehaiily, wealthy clubman, for $25,600, In New York. The former Follies beauty, now 34, claims that Delehanty ment, answered by drawing from ] agreed lo pay her $18,400 lor life his pocket a petition lo Invoke the | it she would forsake a moving plc- ciolure rule. It was thickly signed • lure career lo live in New York and by twice as many as llie necessary ; tlmt he has welchec' -n recent 16 names. ^ payments. It was withheld yesterday as leads -'sought either to exlumst debate or to reach/an agreement. . ai.ucr Reed, Republican, Pennsylvania, gave notice at adjoiirn- last nlghl th«t he would move' !:•' keep the senate In session lo- ulgrni if the sirrwmeht -was.not '.forthcoming. . •'•*"•'[ - . • •'•> Inmates of State Industrial Institution March Safely From Building. LITTLE ROCK, July 18. (UP) — Investigation of a fire which, destroyed the main building of the state girls' industrial school, 17 miles from here, last night, was under way today. ; Forty-two girls living in the building escaped uninjured. Police were called from here to \ prevent- any attempts at escape but j pll the girls were accounted for. [ was defeaied, and the whole matter was turned back to the county convict boaid and a committee of magistrates. -: I)«cld<S On Program This latter group, after some dis- • cusslon, agreed upon the following program: 1. Frequent visits of Inspection to the farm by members of U>i con- ; vlct board. • . • ; 2. Designation of Henry Brinkley, one of the brothers operating :the . farm, a? the only-person, anthor- j Ized to inflict physical.punishment ' upon prisoners; ••*.'•' •- . 3. Medlc'al'examination-ot prLi : ' i oners prior to cpnunltm'r'nt. to .-the '•'.-• farm. -.' .-"' -^~ v '" -r-V ••;': ^"•**.. The proposal to place u represen- CitV Has No Interest in ""'« «' [he eonritpt the farm to 2, . n . . . ' oversee the handling of prisoners rioht Against ripe Lino-l was finally rejected on the grounds p C M D J ' lhai no benefits could be expected Lo. Says IVlayor Keed. : from RU(:n ncl ion to justify the ex-. • peusp. •-.. The city of Blythevllle will not 1 • The meeting was opened by Judge " Join the Cherokee Public Service | Bnrhatn with n : statement thrtt he Corporation in Its court fight to had made every efTort to obtain low "turtlcbacks" have been In-1 compel the MLwlssippl River Fuel proper handling ot couiily prison- stalled at stre.H Intersections. I Corporation to .furnish gas to tile i ers, and believed that conditions' [company, Mayor Nelll Heed an- | in general had been good, but that ounced today. " if anyone cou!U r.uggest measures The statement by the mayor to!- i for improving the situation nl tlia lowed receipt of a letter from O. E. | farm he would be glad to consider Garner. Little Rock attorney, ask- j them. • .Jl,~ ing- the cily ot Hlylhcvllle to Join |' He then called Dr. L. D. Massey in the petition to the I'uiaski coun> Traffic Police to Arrest "U" Turn Drivers Chief M, O. aootlwin lias issued orders to the police traflic department to arrest all motorlsls who persist in making "U" turns in the business district where yel- Temporary quarters ol tents were to be established today to care for the inmates until other tacilities can be provided. This is the second fire at the school in the last few months. A cottage was destroyed recently. Investigators believe the fire Child Welfare Chairman : of Osceola. who read a technical ly chimcery court to compel the j report by Dr. J. B. Mcln'tosh ."of Misslslppl River Fuel corporation Memphis of the'autopsy performed to supply gas 10 the utilities firm, upon Walker Clark, negro, who In the same petition which seeks died at Ihe farm last week, In which to compel the Mississippi River | death was ascribed to heart dtla- Mpplinfi nf fnmmil- Fuel corporation to furnish gas to i tion, induced by heat, rather than mct-iui., ui v-uiiui Cherokee company an order j lo any mistreatment - that might. I Is sought to restrain Blythevllle and I have been accorded the man. | six other Arkansas cities from can- ; Suggests County Representative... A committee to discuss a pro-1 celling natural gas franchises | Judge Darham then again took started in the attic and was caused I posed child welfare survey of Mis-i granted to the Cherokee company.! the tloor and explained thntjhs by defective wiring. The loss is es- 'sisslnni counlv sought by the slate j "AH we are .interested In is the | county was under contract with ,-,,„.,,„,< „, ,™rn rhc,,. t^nnm _,.,.i ..„,<__- ,„ m nni . O j the i collection of the 55.000 bond posted ; Brinkley brothers for the working tee for Monday Night. timalcd at more than $50,000. The building was in flames when the fire was discovered but the girls marched out orderly. child welfare committees Fwenty-Three Complaints Returned in Oklahoma Racial Conflict. would result, with two Boys and girls who are members of the 4-H clubs in Mississippi county will attend interesting meetings next week, sponsored by Miss Cora Lee Coleman. demonstration ag.;nt, and home J. E. Critz, agricultural agent for the northern part of the county. Miss Coleman will go to Shady Bend »nd Etowah Monday; they will hold meetings at Carmi and Leachvllle Tuesday and on the next day, Hatcher and West Ridge clubs vjll be visited by Miss Coleman. An all day meeting at Stillman Thursday will be attended by the demonstration agent and both will go to Lone Oak Friday morning. The Woman's club here Friday afternoon requires Miss Colcrnan's presence and she will identical must he sheriff said. He believes her names on the same ticket capture will be made soon as she be made before midnight, las considerable property near , „ Gulfport, Miss., he said. I The senaUr beloved the solution Mrs. Gunness is accused of lur-1 u - s in nis withdrawal and has ng men to her farm near Laporte. [nd., on promise of marying ih«m. so advised his manager in Nebraska on whom the final action insuring them and then killing j depends. :hem. She disappeared mere than j 20 years ago. Oklahomans Prepare for i Court action to straighten out the | tangle would probably be useless since ballots are already being prepared, for the printer. The extraordinary fight against OKLAHOMA CITY. July 18 (UP) —Men charged with being night iders who carried terrior into legro settlements and drove tlw nhabitants into exile in extreme southwestern Oklahoma were nam- •d In 23 complaints returned by- Federal District Attorney Roy St. Low is tcday. The complaints were Issued after p ,,. -. e e forest Fire Outbreak I N:rris is being connected in poll OKLAHOMA CITY, July 18 <UP> —Hundreds of acres of forests in tlcal talk as being equal to the strenuous efforts against Senator Thcmas J. Walsh in Montana. Northe heavily limbered sections of ; rls and Walsh have been the chief southeastern Oklahoma probably leaders against the public utilities will be endangered this summer by ancl services, fire. State Forester George R. Phil, lips has reported. Although heavy rains have fallen _______ .... , ........... ..... ..... . „ „ assist the Lone Oak Woman's club) 1 " aH'olher sections of the state, in playing hostess lo the County I thc precipitation has been slight rnimril of Farm Women at l-cne ln the timbered areas, creating a I Council of Farm Women at Lcnc | Two Convicts Escape TnrUpr PrUnn Farm IUCK6T TflSOn farm Oak Saturday. .RESCUES OWN WIFE ROXfFORD, England. (UP) Swimming 400 yards of! shore nl Herne Bay H. L. Holism heard a woman scream and saw a hand disappear, dived to the rescue, and produced his wife whom he had left on the beach. situation favorable to the rapid I LITTLE ROCK, July IB (UP)— spread of fires. • Prison authorities today searche< Phillips said several fires arcbe-i lor two c(mvicts who escaped late Ing reported daily with each blaze ! y" terdll 5 t frcm Tu«cr prison farm burning over from one lo five j The prisoners, Elvle Warren and acres. The state has recruited its usual number of forest fire fighters, commonly called "smoke chasers" who may be called together within a few hours should a majcr blaz« develop. J. P. Wright, of Washington county, escaped in an automobile in which they were sent for supplies Both were serving terms of three years eacli for grand larceny aiv were trusties. Suspect in Washington American 'Lesion ind 'American »>' llie Cherokee company. We no i O f county prisoners until ncxt-De- Le"ion Auxmary 1m bo-n called longer consider the franchise once cember 31, and that he did . hv TV A M wLtibum county! heM by that company as valid and neve it would be feasible to see}:' clnir^an to meet at Uie court i*-e will not Join in their fight," to cancel thc contract before: Is -'M^ it a o'rtock Monday nisht M»5™ Reed stated. • expiration. The county has the, The surveviT mid "will pro- Tl-.e city council of Blythevllle has i rlg ht and the duty, However, he The survcj. n maae. win pro nT rior»rt Hi« rirv nttnrnp" : *„<* i~ ;,,c;cf» ,,™,, ih» ™-i<nn»r= — _ . j I I . | 1 I1L OUL VI), II UHiMt. TI »P* H .w Murder Under Arrest ,vide a report on every child In the county, so far as the facts can be already ordered thc city attorney : said, to insist upon the prisoners to proceed at once for recovery of ; receiving humane treatment, and the $5,000 bond posted as guaranty j he suggested the appointment of attorney. throughout the county May Jarrett, 35 year old Phila-' They are: Mrs. H- A. Smith, [ {J nt)1 delphla widow with whom Barrere i parehl-teacher association; Mrs.! was arrested, accompanied the ! Ethel Wilson, county probation of- party. Mrs. Jarrett explained to | leer; Mrs. J. B. Clark. Mississip-1 n Ihe police she met Barrere at her pi County Society for Crippled j , relieve the farm man.igeme posted by the Cherokee company j much um¥arranted criticism. flnal inSed' Dartres ^ * Tile P^" 1 was also endorsed company i" ^"i'^n ' by G. I, .Waddell, justice of thn fhTOS '"-jSJTK' p?« -L2SS': ^°± la ^ a i paylng tt , e boarding house in Philadelphia, t Children; George W. Barton, conn- ; may do so The two were to have bein mar- ! ty Judge: Miss Willie A. ism- • n, D Fidelity com- j as a magistrate he had made a into asserted depredations against the negro areas of Edlcfc. Okla., and Shamrock. Tex., where racial antagonist developed when a negro farm hand attacked and killed a white woman a week ago. The names cf the persons cited They are said to peace officers. were wf.hheld. include several Word was received here that the negro. Jesse Lee Washington, who is charged with attacking and beating 19 death Mrs. Henry Vaughan whose death the mob attempted to revenge, was taken by Texas rangers to Whcclfr, Tex for arraignment. ' Two Hurt Seeking Relief BRITISH "STEVE BRODIE" LONDON. (UP)—Qeorge Jackson 35, laborer, shouted "Goodbye," Jumped off London bridge before several hundred people, and was remanded for medical observstlor after police pulled him from the Thames. 1 number of visits to the county farm ! and had been instrumental in punishing guards whom he found guil- ; ty of cruelty to prisoners. UIMICA Paeo i "* am sat' 5 " 60 "." he said. "Ilia: nOUse v/oSc, ^ e Brinkley brothers are hand. ling the farm as *vell as it has he kivw nothin" of the Ba'pr'C. R. Babcock. American Legion:'. Mrs. Jesse Russell was fined $25 I evc r been handled. The county I Mrs. Prewitt, Leachville; Mrs. i by Judge W. D. Gravette in police farm provides the only method of [George Roth. Manila: Mrs. P- P.'court this morning on a charge of! handling prisoners that is econom- . Jacobs, Osceoia: Mrs. C. R. Rhodes, i operating a disorderly house. Jua- , ically feasible at this time. I believe i Wlls'ir Mrs C. J. Li'.tle. 40 and j nita Walden was meted out a- fln? ; a county representative should be •8' Mrs W Wahl Aimorel; Mrs. of $15 on a charge of frequenting • there lo look after the welfare .tt From Kansas City Heat j T - F - 'Mai'"". ^^ Mrs - J - T - :& baltdy ho ' jse and Harry s '""' 1 i ll:e P rl ?°. ner3 ? nd . to cs ' a . b i^ h pv?- (Tompkins. Burdette; Mrs nvestiea on bv a federal com- ried in Montreal, she said. 'son, county supcnntenoent 01. nS into averted toredatrons! Barrere underwent a six hour schools; Miss Winnie Turner, rur-1 Appeal Convictions In examlriation last night and al school supervisor: Rev. E. K. i throughout the ordeal clung per- .Latlmt^ county tuberculosis asso-l sislently to the declaration that | elation: Roy Walton. Red Cross; j . 10 i Hudson, Luxora; Mrs. Ernest Roe, , similar charge. " . . T. F. was Granted a continuance on a I !; c confidence In the conduct of the f;irr.i." J. W. Spsnn of Luxora. a mem* (Continued on page three) vilhse of Stotfold objected to the name of Asylum Road and Chang- M it lo Hitchln Road. James Curtis was fined S10 on ". the j charge of failure to buy city car oc-; .... the | result of p rostra I ion b, though both! victims were seeking relief from the ] excessive heat. j sleep, Dan Jarvls, 85, sat In the window of his third tVor bedroom, feel asleep and then fell to the roof of a two story building next door. He suffered minor injuries. Bert Colton, 53. Iroktng for a cool spot, sat, on a curb, went to Jeep. . ._ -.- ... ... .... ........... fell Into the path of a motor car. rs-rs, sagging over their shoes egg shell was found to have four EG degrees; clear with southeast KICK AT I.OXG PANTS I2ELFAST. >UP)—Belfast police- icense for 1930. A charge of disturbing- the pea'- rgalnst George Curtis, negro, was •"ilsmisscc! and. one man was fir,e3 on a charge of public drunkenness. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Generally fair and; continued warmer tonight and Sal- n-m object to appearing collegiate I LONDON. (UP) .-,-;d have complained that their i broke its way '. According to the official, weather observer, Francis Carpenter, the (tjp)—A chicken tha' • maximum temperature here this maided out cf an' mnrning was 84 and the minimum He received a cut on the head. , in three or four folds, are too long. I legs and four wings. winds.

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